Steven S. Choi
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Steven S. Choi

Republican

State Assembly Member, District 68

California

Addresses

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Irvine
4199 Campus Dr
Irvine, CA. 92612
Capitol
Post Office Box 942849. Room 2016
Sacramento, CA. 94249
Irvine District Office
3240 El Camino Real, Suite 110
Irvine, CA. 92602
California State Capitol
P.O. Box 942849 Room 2016
Sacramento, CA. 94249-0068
Tustin
17821 East 17th Street Suite 150
Tustin, CA. 92780
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Steven S. Choi

State Assembly Member, District 68
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Experience
77
Years of Age
23
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Steven Seokho Choi (Korean: 최석호; born January 15, 1944) is an American politician who serves as a member of the California State Assembly representing the 68th Assembly District, having won the post in 2016. A Republican from Orange County, California, he previously served two terms as mayor of Irvine, California. In 1998, he became the first Asian-American elected to the Irvine Unified School Board and served two consecutive terms there before becoming the first Asian American to have been elected to a four-year term on the Irvine City Council and one of two Korean Americans on the council.

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Experience

Education

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University of Pittsburgh
PhD Library and Information Science
1973 - 1976
Louisiana State University
MS Library Science
1969 - 1971
Kyung Hee University
BA English Language/Literature/Letters
1962 - 1966

Past Positions

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Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2016 - Current
Mayor
City of Irvine
2012 - 2016
Member
Irvine City Council
2004 - 2012
Trustee
Board of Education, Irvine Unified School District
1998 - 2004
Founder
Doctor Choi's Academy
Current
Assistant Professor
University of Southern California Graduate School of Library and Information Management
1976 - 1981
Language Instructor
Peace Corps, United States State Department
1968
Former Professor
Henderson State University
Former Professor
University of California, Irvine
Former Professor
Saddleback College
Former Professor
California State University, Los Angeles
Former Professor
Coastline Community College

Other Experience

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Member
Orange County Public Library Advisory Board
Current
Member
Board of Trustees, Santa Ana River Flood Protection Commission
Current
Member
Board of Trustees, Orange County Vector Control District
Current
Member
Mariners Church
Current
Member
Bethel Church
Current
Organizer
Global Village Festival
Current
Organizer
Korean American Day Festival
Current
Volunteer
Kumon Math and Reading Academic Program
Current
Member
President's Advisory Council, George Mason University, Seoul Campus
2015 - Current
Member
International Advisory Council, Metropolitan City of Incheon
1969 - Current
Former Member
President's Advisory Council, Concordia University
Former Member
Board of Directors, Newport Bay Watershed Executive Committee
Former Member
Board of Directors, Orange County Sanitation District
Former Member
Board of Directors, Orange County Fire Authority
Former Member
Board of Directors, Orange County Housing Authority Advisory Committee
Former Member
Board of Directors, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
Former Member
Advisory Council, Crime Survivors, Incorporated
Former Member
Asia/California Trade and Investment Promotion Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Hate Crimes, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Emerging Technologies and Innovation, California State Assembly
Former Member
Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Subcommittee 4 on State Administration, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, California State Assembly
Former Member
Labor and Employment Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on Orange County Chronic Homelessness, California State Assembly
Former Member
Housing and Community Development Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Emerging Technologies Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Budget Committee, California State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Human Services Committee, California State Assembly